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High Glycemic Index Eating In Puberty May Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes In Young Adulthood

…according to German researchers as reported in Diabetes Care. High glycemic index foods increased insulin resistance, which may be a precursor to T2 diabetes.  Glycemic load and added sugar had no effect. Learn about glycemic index at NutritionData

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The History of Insulin

Banting and Best’s experiments on dogs gave us insulin

Dr. Harriet Hall over at Science-Based Medicine reviews the discovery and purification of insulin, truly a modern medical miracle.  One of the first human users was Elizabeth Hughes.

—Steve

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